USD, EUR & GBP Scalp Bias at Risk Ahead of FOMC, ECB, BoE, NFP

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EURUSD Daily Chart

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Technical Outlook

  • EURUSD rally halts at 1.3293 (6/19 Close – June High)
  • Topside advances likely limited- Breach targets key resistance 1.3340 (Fib Confluence)
  • Interim Support 1.3226- Break targets objectives at 1.3160 and 1.3084/1.3112
  • Daily RSI break back below 60 to offer conviction
  • Key Events Ahead: Unemployment Rate & CPI on Wednesday, ECB on Thursday, NFPs on Friday

GBPUSD Daily Chart

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Technical Outlook

  • GBPUSD Correction halts at Key Resistance range 1.5395-1.5435 (primary objective)
  • Broader outlook remains bearish sub-1.5550/77 (50% & 78.6% Retraces, 200DMA, TL Res)
  • Key interim support range 1.5265/80 ( Fib Confluence & 100DMA)- Break targets 1.51701, 1.5012
  • Daily RSI turns over ahead of 60-threshold (bearish), TL resistance dating back to June high
  • Key Events Ahead: BoE interest rate decision, NFPs on Friday

USDCHF Daily Chart

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Technical Outlook

  • USDCHF Correction halts at 78.6% Fib confluence at 9260 objective cited last week
  • Break below targets key support 9200
  • Broader outlook remains weighted to the topside above 9186-9200 (100% Fib Ext)
  • Key Interim Resistance range 9312-9333- Breach targets 9366, 9440/50
  • Daily RSI reversing ahead of 40-threshold/ TL support dating back to June (Bullish)
  • Key Events Ahead: Manufacturing PMI on Tuesday, NFPs on Friday

USDCAD Daily Chart

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Technical Outlook

  • USDCAD Correction halts at key support range 1.0235/66
  • Break below eyes support targets at 1.0120- 1.0158 (Broader bias constructive above this mark)
  • Resistance at 1.03, 1.0347 and 1.04- Breach puts topside back in focus
  • Daily RSI probing below 40-threshold- Topside trigger break offers conviction on long scalps
  • Key Events Ahead: May Canadian GDP on Tuesday, NFPs on Friday

USDOLLAR Daily Chart

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Technical Outlook

  • USDOLLAR correction loses steam just below 10,740 support target
  • Risk of a slide into Fib Confluence support at 10,675 remains below 10,770
  • Broader outlook remains weighted to the topside above 10,585- 10,611 support range
  • Daily RSI still has some room before test of 40-threshold- Trigger break puts longs into play
  • Key Events Ahead: FOMC, US GDP and ADP on Wednesday, ISM manufacturing on Thursday and NFPs on Friday

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---Written by Michael Boutros, Currency Strategist with DailyFX

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